G#add9 Piano Chord

G#add9

G# Add9

Root
G#
3rd
B#
5th
D#
9th
A#
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
G#
B#
D#
A#

The Notes in a G# Add9 Chord

The Root

Finding G# from G# step by step:

  • Start on: G#
  • Step 1: move down to FX
  • Step 2: move down to F#
  • Step 3: move down to E#
  • Step 4: move down to E
  • Step 5: move down to D#
  • Step 6: move down to D
  • Step 7: move down to C#
  • Step 8: move down to B#
  • Step 9: move down to B
  • Step 10: move down to A#
  • Step 11: move down to A
  • Step 12: Land on G#
Root
G#
Root
G#
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
  • FX is a minor second below G#.
  • F# is a major 2nd below G#.
  • E# is a minor third below G#.
  • E is a major third below G#.
  • D# is a fourth below G#.
  • D is a flat fifth below G#.
  • C# is a fifth below G#.
  • B# is a sharp fifth (minor sixth) below G#.
  • B is a major sixth below G#.
  • A# is a minor seventh below G#.
  • A is a major seventh below G#.
  • G# is a octave below G#. The root is down a octave? Confusing, right? The note G# is down 12 half-steps from G#, but up 0 half-steps from G#:

The 3rd

Finding B# from G# step by step:

  • Start on: G#
  • Step 1: move down to FX
  • Step 2: move down to F#
  • Step 3: move down to E#
  • Step 4: move down to E
  • Step 5: move down to D#
  • Step 6: move down to D
  • Step 7: move down to C#
  • Step 8: Land on B#
3rd
B#
Root
G#
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
  • FX is a minor second below G#.
  • F# is a major 2nd below G#.
  • E# is a minor third below G#.
  • E is a major third below G#.
  • D# is a fourth below G#.
  • D is a flat fifth below G#.
  • C# is a fifth below G#.
  • B# is a sharp fifth (minor sixth) below G#. The 3rd is down a sharp fifth (minor sixth)? Confusing, right? The note B# is down 8 half-steps from G#, but up 4 half-steps from G#:
3rd
B#
Root
G#
1
2
3

The 5th

Finding D# from G# step by step:

  • Start on: G#
  • Step 1: move down to FX
  • Step 2: move down to F#
  • Step 3: move down to E#
  • Step 4: move down to E
  • Step 5: Land on D#
5th
D#
Root
G#
1
2
3
4
  • FX is a minor second below G#.
  • F# is a major 2nd below G#.
  • E# is a minor third below G#.
  • E is a major third below G#.
  • D# is a fourth below G#. The 5th is down a fourth? Confusing, right? The note D# is down 5 half-steps from G#, but up 7 half-steps from G#:
5th
D#
Root
G#
1
2
3
4
5
6

The 9th

Finding A# from G# step by step:

  • Start on: G#
  • Step 1: move up to A
  • Step 2: Land on A#
9th
A#
Root
G#
1
  • A is a minor second above G#.
  • A# is a major 2nd above G#.